Mechanical Design Engineer

£40000 - £48000 per annum
05 Apr 2018
19 Apr 2018
Sam Hillberg
Job Function
Specialist Area
Contract Type
Full Time
Opus Engineering are currently recruiting for a Mechanical Design Engineer to work on a permanent basis at its client’s site on the outskirts of Swindon.


Position: Mechanical Design Engineer

Location: Swindon

Job Type: Permanent

Salary: £48,000.00

Reporting to: Engineering Manager


Sector: Mechanical / Engineering / Design / SolidWorks / CAD


This is an exciting opportunity for a creative and innovative Mechanical Design Engineer, who would enjoy working on a broad range of projects, in an electronic design and manufacturing team.


The company now has over 20 years of experience in developing, manufacturing and distributing world-class products. As a result of their success in the RF Communications sector they’re expanding our design team.


In this newly created role you will have ownership of specific projects designing mechanical components and systems, which will also involve meeting with customers. You will be working on a portfolio of equipment including electronic devices and packaging, external equipment cabinets and a wide range of supporting products.


Overall responsibilities include:

  • New product design / concept development
  • Production / Industrial engineering.
  • Investigation of new materials and processes.
  • Sales support.
  • Full product file cycle and documentation.


Skills / Experience:


You will need experience in:

  • SolidWorks or a similar 3D CAD design software.
  • Electronic packaging and thermal analysis.
  • A solid understanding of grounding, shielding and EMC.
  • Packaging for indoor and outdoor use.
  • Electrical Safety and wiring design work.
  • Tolerance analysis.


You should also have experience in at least some of the following:

  • Sheet metal work.
  • Machining.
  • Casting.
  • Injection moulding.
  • Professional customer / supplier interface.
  • Sound understanding of operating under ISO9001:2008.
  • Experience working with optical components.
  • Experience working with power supplies.
  • Experience of housings for microwave frequency circuits.
  • Knowledge of electronics / electro mechanical design would be a significant advantage.
  • In addition you should also enjoy working as a team and be able to add innovative and creative ideas to our Product Development Review process.



  • BSc / HNC mechanical engineering or associated degree.


For more information please call Sam Hillberg on 0117 9689284 or e-mail:    



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